Bioinformatics Symposium 2011

Friday September 23rd, 2011


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Once again, MonBUG will be hosting its biennal Bioinformatics Symposium at IRCM.
Here is the current tentative schedule for the meeting:
Please be aware that ordering of the speakers is still subject to change

Download the symposium posterPDF File

8h00-8h30 Set-up posters
8h30-8h45 Welcome
Director of Scientific Affairs
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM)
8h45-9h00 Opening words

Keynote I

9h00-10h00 Bioinformatics for the Human Microbiome and Beyond
Rob Knight
HHMI / University of Colorado at Boulder
10h00-10h30 Coffee break

Session I

Chair: Jérôme Waldispühl

10h30-11h00 Structure, dynamics and contingency in signaling regulatory networks
Stephen Michnick
Université de Montréal
11h00-11h30 Characterization and causes of genome instability during iPSC generation
Nizar Batada
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
11h30-12h00 Medical Genomics: Integration of classical approaches with next-generation technology and questions
Philip Awadalla
Centre for Child Health Genomics at University of Montreal
12h00-12h15 Multiple genetic interaction experiments provide complementary information useful for gene function prediction
Magali Michaut
The Donnelly Centre / University of Toronto

Poster Session I

12h15-14h00 Lunch and concurrent poster session

Session II

Chair: Brian Wilhelm

14h00-14h30 Transcriptional regulation of hematopoiesis and leukemogenesis
Marjorie Brand
Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research, OHRI
14h30-15h00 The role of genomic repeats in transcriptional regulation
Guillaume Bourque
McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre
15h00-15h30 Developing Software Tools for the Integration of Next-Gen Sequencing into the Clinic
Michael Phillips
Beaulieu-Saucier Pharmacogenomics Centre
15h30-15h45 A convenient algorithm to segment fluorescent images
Jonas Dorn
IRIC / Université de Montréal
15h45-16h15 Coffee break

Keynote II

16h15-17h15 Inferring Genetic Architecture from “Systems Genetics” Studies in Drosophila Cells
Norbert Perrimon
HHMI / Harvard Medical School
17h15-17h30 Closing comments

Poster Session II

17h30-… Wine and cheese and concurrent poster session
18h30-19h00 Take down posters

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